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Thursday, 25 April 2024 - Reported by Marcus
Doctor Who Magazine  Issue 603 (Credit: Panini)

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine marks the return of Doctor Who to Television screens worldwide

Inside this issue

  • Previews of the new episodes broadcast this month. Russell T Davies talks Space Babies and The Devil’s Chord and we take a quick peek behind the scenes of Boom with writer Steven Moffat and exec producer Joel Collins.

  • Meet the Beatles: John, Paul, George and Ringo (alias Chris Mason, George Caple, Philip Davies and James Hoyles) and their producer George Martin (Ed White)…

  • …and to celebrate the Beatles appearance on opening night of the new season, we also look back at the relationship between the band and Doctor Who over the years…

  • Jinkx Monsoon discusses her role as the malevolent Maestro.

  • Can we get any answers from Anita Dobson about her character, the mysterious Mrs Flood? Worth a try!

We also speak to the equally intriguing Susan Twist about her roles in last year’s episodes and her involvement in the forthcoming season…

  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies considers the scheduling of the new episodes and welcomes new readers!

  • Script to screen: discover the intricacies involved in bringing ‘Jimbo’ – the robot from Wild Blue Yonder – into being.

  • A tribute to the work of the late Sid Sutton who, among many other career highlights, designed the Doctor Who titles in the 1980s.

  • We test the memory of Matthew Waterhouse, who played companion Adric.

  • Time-Space Visualiser – how second Doctor Patrick Troughton made a partial comeback in the late seventies…

  • Loose Ends – tying up some dangling threads from the 1960s

  • The Fact of Fiction – a scene-by-scene look back at an earlier opening night: 2007’s Smith and Jones.

  • The concluding part of Mancopolis – our comic strip featuring the Fifteenth Doctor and Ruby.


  • An exclusive comic strip supplement featuring TIMESLIP – the memorable multi-Doctor comic strip by former DWM editor Paul Neary. This also includes an essay on the story by Gary Gillatt and a chat with Dez Skinn who came up with the original idea for the strip.

  • Two art cards to celebrate the new season!


Doctor Who Magazine Issue 603 is on sale Thursday 25 April  from and WH Smith priced £9.99 (UK). 

Also available as a digital edition from priced £8.99.


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